Mobile Phone Ban Immigration Detention

What exactly is the Ban on Mobile Phones for those in Immigration Detention?

Criminals that are awaiting deportation are allowed to keep mobile phones, and use them,  while in immigration detention.

Currently the Australian Border Force (ABF) does not have the power to confiscate items like mobile phones possessing child … Read the rest

Legal Action against 183 Fire Starters in NSW

183 people cautioned or charged with bushfire incidents.

The NSW police have released a statement about the 183 people who have been cautioned or charged with bushfire rated incidents.

Since Friday 8 November 2019, legal action – which ranges from cautions through to criminal charges – has been taken against … Read the rest

Registering a Relationship in Australia

How to Register a Relationship in Australia.

Registering a Relationship in Australia needs to be done in the State that you live in, or at least one member of the couple lives in.

Each Australian state has its own rules on this.

Some need both parties to live in their … Read the rest

Registered Relationship Issues in Australia

How Does a Registered Relationship affect Partners?.

Some couples who live together in Australia, but who choose not to get married, might Register their relationship with their local State Government.  This is common with some couples who are applying for a Partner Visa for one of them to stay permanently … Read the rest

Cost of Registered Relationships in Australia

Cost to Register a Relationship in Australia.

The cost to register a relationship varies in each Australian State, as these fees are set by State Governments.

Cost to register a relationship in New South Wales.

It currently costs $223 to register a Relationship in New South Wales.  This fee includes … Read the rest

What is a De facto Relationship

What is a De facto relationship ?.

A simple answer to this might be that a De facto relationship is effectively a married couple but without the legal paperwork.

The basic Australian laws defining a De facto relationship are outlined as two people, who may be of the same or … Read the rest

Registered Relationships in South Australia

South Australian Couples, of either Sex, can Register a Relationship in their State.

Couples can now register their relationship with Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM) if at least one person in the relationship lives in South Australia. Couples may apply irrespective of their sex or gender identity.

Evidence of a … Read the rest